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Rosmah, first ladies visit queen

Rosmah, first ladies visit queen

KUALA LUMPUR: Raja Permaisuri Agong Tuanku Hajah Haminah received a courtesy call from the prime minister's wife, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, and four first ladies here for the International Seminar on Autism 2014 yesterday.

Obama lookaliketakes it in stride

Obama lookaliketakes it in stride

DOUBLE-TAKE: Local lawyer says even his parents started calling him Obama

14 injured after tree falls on stall

14 injured after tree falls on stall

DANGER: 20-year-old tree was badly rotting, says fire chief

2 dogs bite off maid's scalp

2 dogs bite off maid's scalp

VICIOUS: Indonesian maid breaks arm in attack; nasi lemak seller and cop also bitten

Little to celebrate for 23 birthday revellers

Little to celebrate for 23 birthday revellers

GEORGE TOWN: A total of 23 people, who were among 88 arrested in a state of intoxication while celebrating a birthday party at a homestay bungalow on Jalan Masjid Negeri here last Sunday, were hauled to court yesterday to face drug-related charges.

Search to go on, says Aussie PM

Search to go on, says Aussie PM

AUSTRALIAN Prime Minister Tony Abbott said yesterday failure to find any clue in the most likely crash site of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet would not spell the end of the search.

PlatCOM's platform to boost SMEs' innovation

PlatCOM's platform to boost SMEs' innovation

COMMERCIALISING RESEARCH: Agency to help firms from drawing board to store

New investigating team set up

New investigating team set up

PREVENTING A RECURRENCE: Panel will look at aircraft's airworthiness and operational aspects

Obama's army of protectors

Obama's army of protectors

KUALA LUMPUR: A FULL-FLEDGED United States Secret Service team will accompany President Barack Obama around the clock as he sets foot here on Saturday.

‘We are looking at alternatives’

AID: Govt to help by funding project

Ministries to be roped in to develop autism national plan

PUTRAJAYA: The National Permata Kurnia Centre, to be operational in May next year, will closely engage the relevant ministries in developing a national plan for autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

SPAD suspends six bus permits

KUALA LUMPUR: The Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) has suspended the permits of six Etika Express buses plying the Kuala Lumpur-Kuantan route.

Ministry to suspend permits of errant bus firms

KUALA LUMPUR: The Transport ministry will suspend bus companies permits if they failed to comply with the regulation.

Material washed ashore doesn’t excite agency

PERTH: Authorities are examining material that washed ashore south of here to identify if it is related to the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

Penang bus operators laud move

GEORGE TOWN: Express bus operators in Penang have given the thumbs up to the mandatory drug tests for bus drivers.

94 drivers pass drug test

KUALA LUMPUR: The first day of drug tests on express bus drivers and co-drivers at Pudu Central, Terminal Bersepadu Selatan and Hentian Putra proved to be negative.

Call to improve safety standards

IT is high time bus operators pull up their socks and cooperate with the government in reducing accidents involving public transport, said Pan Malaysian Bus Operators Association president Datuk Mohd Ashfar Ali.

3 sent to the gallows for murder

SHAH ALAM: A former cleaning company supervisor and his two former colleagues were sentenced to death by the High Court yesterday for killing a sexagenarian who was trying to protect his son from being beaten up four years ago.

Pahang upbeat on 12m tourists' target

KUANTAN: The state government is confident that it could achieve the target of attracting 12 million tourists this year, who are likely to spend about RM8.5 billion during their stay in Pahang.

'Surgeon to amputate thief's hand'

KOTA BARU: THE cutting of the hand of a convicted thief under Syariah Criminal Code Enactment (II) 1993 will be carried out by a surgeon, said Deputy Menteri Besar Datuk Mohd Amar Nik Abdullah.